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Specialty Oncology

Role and Facility Information

Registered Nurse, ACU, System Therapy

BC Cancer

Surrey, BC



As per the current Public Health Order, full vaccination against COVID-19 is a condition of employment with PHSA as of October 26, 2021.





What you’ll do
•Provide direct patient care to Oncology patients by performing duties such as patient assessment, reviewing patient and family history and developing and implementing a nursing care plan specific to the patient needs considering psychosocial, cultural, ethnic contexts. Deliver treatment as per prescribed protocols.
•Collaborate with patients, family and multidisciplinary team members to develop treatment/care plan for the patient and through ongoing assessment, assists in the modification of the treatment/care plan as the patient progresses through the stages of care.
•Administer medications, injections, blood products and IV fluids as required by the care plan. Monitor patient reactions to treatment and changes in physical or mental status and uses independent judgment as to when to consult a physician.
•Maintain patient records by collecting and documenting patient information and health care history, nursing assessment, telephone communications, symptom and side effect management, patient and family education and care evaluations.
•Admit, transfer or discharge patients according to BC Cancer policies and Centre directives.
•Assist the patient in interpretation of their care plan. Refer patients to other health care professionals and programs in the agency and in the community health services as required.
•Maintain a safe environment for patients, families, and staff by adhering to emergency procedures and safety policies and standards.


What you bring
•Graduation from an approved School of Nursing with current practicing registration as an RN with the British Columbia College of Nurses & Midwives (BCCNM), formally known as British Columbia College of Nursing Professionals (BCCNP).
•Current CPR (Level C) certification.
•One (1) year of recent related experience or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.

You will have the ability to:
•Demonstrate relevant clinical knowledge.
•Apply clinical knowledge in practice.
•Utilize clinical and information technology to enhance patient care in accordance with agency policies.
•Use communication skills, including the ability to communicate effectively with patients, the public and all levels of staff both verbally and in writing.
•Organize patient care and set priorities.
•Physically perform duties of the position.



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Need more information? Contact Gurdeep Gill, Talent Acquisition Advisor at ggill@phsa.ca.





What we bring



Every PHSA employee enables the best possible patient care for our patients and their families. Whether you are providing direct care, conducting research, or making it possible for others to do their work, you impact the lives of British Columbians today and in the future. That’s why we’re focused on your care too – offering health, wellness, development programs to support you – at work and at home.
•Comprehensive BC Cancer nursing orientation program.
•Find work-life balance with Monday-Friday, daytime shifts (with occasional Saturdays)
•Join one of BC’s largest employers with province-wide programs, services and operations – offering vast opportunities for growth and development.
•PHSA is a remote work-friendly employer, welcoming flexible work options to support our people (eligibility may vary, depending on position).
•Enjoy a comprehensive benefits package, including a municipal pension plan (if eligible), and psychological health & safety programs, and holistic wellness resources.
•13 annual statutory holidays with generous vacation entitlement and accruement.
•Perks include access to fitness classes and discounts to 350 BC-wide recreational programs, travel, technology, car and bike-sharing, and more.
•Access to professional development opportunities through our in-house training programs, including +2,000 courses, such as our San’yas Indigenous Cultural Safety Training course, or Core Linx for Leadership roles.



Job Type: Temporary, Full-time (Until February 10, 2023

Wage: $36.23 to $47.58 per hour

Applications will be accepted until position is filled.

Hours of Work: Monday to Friday; 0800-1600 or as operationally required.

Requisition # 124822



What we do



BC Cancer provides comprehensive cancer control for the people of British Columbia.



BC Cancer is part of the Provincial Health Services Authority (PHSA).



The Provincial Health Services Authority (PHSA) plans, manages and evaluates specialized health services with the BC health authorities to provide equitable and cost-effective health care for people throughout the province. Our values reflect our commitment to excellence and include: Respect people – Be compassionate – Dare to innovate – Cultivate partnerships – Serve with purpose.




PHSA and BC Cancer are committed to employment equity, encouraging all qualified individuals to apply. We recognize that our ability to provide the best care for our diverse patient populations relies on a rich diversity of skills, knowledge, background and experience, and value a safe, inclusive and welcoming environment.

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